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Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC/USD Breakdown Towards $6,000 Looks Real

Aayush Jindal | September 6, 2018 | 9:00 am
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Analysis

Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC/USD Breakdown Towards $6,000 Looks Real

Aayush Jindal | September 6, 2018 | 9:00 am

Key Points

  • Bitcoin price tumbled and broke many supports like $7,000, $6,800 and $6,560 against the US Dollar.
  • There was a break below a declining channel with support at $6,790 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken).
  • The pair has moved into a bearish zone and upsides are now likely to face sellers near $6,560 and $6,800.

Bitcoin price plummeted below the $6,800 and $6,560 supports against the US Dollar. BTC/USD could accelerate declines if sellers push the price below $6,200.

Bitcoin Price Analysis

After hitting the $7,300 and $7,400 targets, bitcoin price faced a strong resistance against the US Dollar. The BTC/USD pair started a sharp downside move and tumbled below the $7,000 support. There was a sharp rejection pattern noticed around the $7,400 level, which resulted in heavy losses. The price even broke the $6,800 support area and settled below the 100 hourly simple moving average.

During the decline, there was a break below a declining channel with support at $6,790 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair. Finally, the price broke the $6,560 support area and surpassed the $6,500 level. It traded close to the $6,200 support area and formed a low at $6,249. Later, it corrected higher and is currently testing the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $6,988 high to $6,249 low. If there is an upside break above the $6,450 and $6,500 levels, the price could test $6,618. It represents the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $6,988 high to $6,249 low.

Bitcoin Price Analysis BTC USD

Looking at the chart, bitcoin is back in a bearish zone below $6,560. If sellers remain in action and pushes the price below $6,200, BTC/USD could retest the $6,000 support in the near term.

Looking at the technical indicators:

Hourly MACD – The MACD for BTC/USD is placed heavily in the bearish zone.

Hourly RSI (Relative Strength Index) – The RSI is currently well below the 25 level.

Major Support Level – $6,200

Major Resistance Level – $6,618

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